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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Outside of The State. .
In the great meat packers' strike
there was some rioting in the Chica
go stock yards on last Thursday night
and one man was shot in the left
shoulder by the >olice but was not
The Mormons have purchased sub
stantial buildings in Chattanooga.
Tenn., for the permanent establish
ment of headquarters for the Mormon
church in the south. These head
quarters are moved from Atlanta.
Mr. George S. Abbott, of Asheville.
N. C., widow of the aged junk dealer
whose dead body was recently found
in Brooklyn. has gone to that place
to lay claim to a fortune of $ioo,ooo
alleged to have been left by the aged
The Buffalo Flyer. on the Pennsyl
vania railroad. en route from Atlantic
City, with three car loads of Shriners.
was wrecked on Saturday. colliding
with a fast freight in a fog. Two
trainmen were killed and four in
Ion Perdicaris. who was held in cap
tivity by Morocco bandits. is in Pari4
on a trip. It is said he shows no ill
effects from his captivity, but states
that Mrs. Perdicaris., who accompan
ied him to Paris. was severely injured
by beiing thrown down a flight o,
stone steps by Raisuli's men.
Henry Watterson. editor of the
Louisville Courier-Journal. has sent
Judge Parker a letter in which Mr.
Watterson states that he will go mtt
the campaign with a greater confi
dence of victory that he ever had be
fore, not even excepting the campaign
Three young girls, 20. 19 and 13
years of age, respectively, daughters
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kemmon, ot
Washington. together with Mrs.
James Hubbard and child., of Meter.
Va., were drowned at Edgewater.
Westmoreland county, Va., last week
while bathing. Their bodies were re
Oom Paul Kruger, the former pres
ident of the Transvaal republic, died
at Clarens, Switzerland, on Thurs
day morning from pneumonia and
supervening heart weakness. Appli
cation was made to the British gov
ernment for permission to carry the
remains to the Transvaal for burial
and the. request was granted.
The body of F. Kent Loomis, a
brother of Assistant Secretary of
State Loomis, who disappeared from
the steamer Kaiser Wilhelm II, June
ao, as the vessel was nearing Ply
mouth, was found Saturday morning
at a point some 15 miles from Ply
niouth. When first seen the body was
tossing among the breakers on the
incoming tide, and it was recovered
A mob of a thousand men at Lan
caster, Pa., attempted to lynch two
men w~ho had been arrested and
brought to Lancaster charged with
the brutal raid upon the village of
Gordonville, Pa., recently. The offi
cers with the greatest difficulty suc
-ceeding in getting the men to jail.
The men admit that they were in the
raid upon the town, but deny any con
nection with the murder of the toll
The three negroes who confessed
to the criminal assault upon Mrs. El
sie Biddle, of Burlington. N. J.. have
been sentenced to forty-nine years
each in the New Jersey state prison.
O . F. Cook the discoverer of the
Guatemalani boll weevil eating ants,
has wired the department of agri
culture from Texas that the new ants
are destroying cotton boll worms and
are attacking the similiar injurious
insects with even greater avidity than
they do the boll weevils.
Lieut. C. Sidney Haight, military
aide to President Francis and director
of the military camps at the St. Louis
exposition, has offered his resigna
tion to the expositio~n authorities, at
the request. it is said. of the war de
partmient. The resignation is believ
ed to have been the result or a re
quest by the lieutenant that the Chii
cago regiment of negroes. which ha<d
been assigned to the regular military
camp at the fair. occupy a remote sec
tion of the grounds. The Chicago ne
groes declined to go after that and
the matter was brought to the atten
tion of President Roosevelt. wvho or
- drd an investigtioni.
Edgar T. Washburn, a member of a
grain firm in Buffalo, N. Y., last
week shot his wife and fifteen-year-old
daughter and then turned his weapon
upon his head and killed himself. It
is believed he was suffering from a
temporary fit of insanity. He left a
note to his brother in which he stated
that his belief in a future life taught
him that he must suffer untold agony,
but he was a blight upon those he
loved and upon those who loved him
and it seemed best that he should
drop out of the lives of all of earth's
children. and perhaps sometimes.
somewhere in the future. he might be
permitted to work himself in a niche
in life where he would be able to
atone for his errors.
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout The State.
The Maple cotton mill. at Dillon.
will double its capacity by the addi
tion of S..oo spindles.
Union has started a movement to
secure the Episcopal Female college.
which the Diocesan Council at Flor
ence last May decided to establish
in this state.
Dennis Cooper. a young white man.
was seriously injured in a runaway on
Saturday while driving a wagon load
ed with stove wood -ron. Arkwright
The Mallard Lumber company's
plant at Greelyville was destroyed by
fire on Friday with a loss of about
$14.000: insurance. $4.400.
The state campaigners. including
the candidates for railroad commis
sioner. are still going the rounds
making their speeches to small au
On account of a previous engage
ment Senator Tillman has declined
the invitation to address the Char
leston county democracy on the 291.
It is reported from Darlington that
the outlook is bright for one of the
best crops in that county in a long
number of years.
Senator Tillman returned south
from Washington last week, after
consulting a throat specialist, for
which purpose he stopped over in
Washington on his return from St.
Louis. His throat was still causing
him trouble, but it was not thought
necessary for him to remain in Wash
I ington for treatment, as was appre
hended would be the case.
In the court of common pleas at
Charleston a motion was made for
alimony in the case of Annie Hender
son Leggett against Walter W. Leg
gett. -The Dlaintiff is now i5 years of
age. having been married at the age
of 13 years. She alleges that she had
to separate from her husband on ac
count of his cruelty and abuse, and
that her husband is now able to sup
.The county executive cominiittee of
Clarendon has placed the assessment
for congressman at $5oo, following
the lead of Charleston and Berkeley.
A Manning correspondent reports
that the people of that county believe
that Charleston is only bluffing when
she places the assessment at this
amount and that Clarendon feels as
there is only one candidate before the
people of that district and that now
is the time to call the bluff and have
It is reported from Charleston that
the federal government is now giv
ing much attention to the improve
ment of the waterways along the
coast and the dredges are now op
erating on the route betwveer. Charles
ton and Port Royal, straightening
and deepening the passage. It is also
stated that the United States engin
eers are giving attention to the open
ing of a channel between Charleston
and McClellanville, for which there
Iis an appropriation of SSo.ooo. none
of which will be used for the purchase
f rights of way, the government hav
ing decidedl to do the work only upon
the free grant o.f the land.
Mr. WV. S. Melton is agent here for
the famous Triumph Butter churn.
It is on exhibition at his store. In
order to demonstrate its practical op
eration, he invites you to bring in
your sweet milk or fresh cream and
have it churned in from five to ten
minutes free of charge. It is simple
and pracica as any chil can operate
LIGHTNING FOR RHEUMATISN
Savannah Woman Claims to Hav(
In the annals of the medical profes
sion of Savannah there should be re
corded the story of the miraculou!
cure of Mrs. W. T. Leopold, of No
39 Waldburg street. east, whose re
covery from sciatic rheunatisn
through the medium of a stroke ol
lightning was told in The MorninE
News some weeks ago says The Sa
vannah 'Morning News.
Even a week after the experienc"
with the lightning the medical profes
sion was inclined to think that the re
lief was only temporary, and thal
with the first spell of raihy weathei
the malady would return with un
Mrs. Leopld herself half expectei
the return of the insidious discease
and was only thankful for the respitt
of even a few brief days from the pair
which made life miserable at times
But when the days sped by and th,
pain did not return Mrs. Leopol(
grew nore c--nident. and with thi
fear of the disease removed. hei
health became much improved. ani
her weight has begun to increas<
very materially. The story of her re
c(iverv reads like a patent medicin<
testimonial io the efficacy of chaine
lightning a::. a .:re for rheumatism
"aid no fami!v should be without
As already stated at the time of th<
cure. 'Mrs. Leopold was contemplatin.c
a trip for her health, and even thoug
she is much better she will not den
herself the pleasure of an outing
which she feels tire will still furthei
improve her general health. So with
in ai few weeks she will leave for onc
of the health giving resorts and wher
fall comes she hopes to be fully re
stored to the health which has eludee
her for the last ten years or more.
In the midst of a storm a bolt o
lightning came down the chimney
knocking off several feet of the brick
work, passed through the room ir
which the family was sitting, and it i!
supposed went out through a windo.
and into the house of a neighbor. fill
ing the house with smoke and a sul
As the electric current passed
through the room it stunned Mrs
Leopold and her two children. and it
was fully ten minutes before they re
covered themselves. Seeing smoke,
it was Mrs. Leopold's first thought
that the house was on fire, and for
getting her rheumatism, which had
been especially aggravating that eve
ning, she ran up the steps like a girl
When she came down she remember
ed that just a little while before she
could hardly' walk.
At first Mrs. Leopold was inclined
to believe that the relief was due tc
fright and was only temporary. but
as time wore on and nothing more
serious than occasional numbness was
noticeable, she was compelled, gladly
enough, to conclude that the cure wvas
WOMEN CLERKS IN GERMANY.
Indispensable Factor for Telegrapi
Women have become an indispen
sable factor in the German postal tel
egraph and telephone service. it
seems. in spite of the conservatismr
which prevented the utilization of
feminine activities in public work ir
Germany until nearly half a century
later than in France and England.
United States Consul Managhan, in a
recent communication to the United
States department of commerce and
labor, reviews briefly the conditions
and requirements which are of inter
est as showing the progress of wo
men in the fatherland.
It is not every woman who can ob
tain a position in the German postal
service, so strict are the government
regulations respecting age, character,
education and health. A government
meical examiner pronounces upor
the health. wvhich must be perfect: the
age must not exceed 30 or tunder 18
nd a god c mntn' schtool edutca
itn is a primary requisite. Posses
Iing all these qjualincationts. the wo
mani candid(ate is eligible only to a po
sio as~ assistant in the postc.fnice
and( the htigh est salary she can hp
for is $119 a year. In the telegrapht an(
telephone service, however. al
grades of positions are open to wo
men, though the rules of admissior
are equally strict, and no women with
-mmemploned. Eonr thous
and women are now engaged in th
telephon service of ihe German em
pire. it is stated. 1.000 of them being
in Bcrlin. The liot:rs are light. rangir
ing fr-m ix to eght a day.
IThe highest pay which a woman
can dras in German ttloph,on e
is, S.3t7. Which is said t(, afford a
comi ftirtable lVi:I:_ P G :n
i, a l,w wa,_- comp:re . tha
taining ii, in lnglan-ad where exp- riced
teleph'n- ei-' :** r' : :00 a d ch -
al from act a..ive lahor ait r the pre
scrib-:d number -f years of faithl--.
work are awartded a g,vernment pen
Sion on the same plane with the inn.
for all disc
ANCOC S ternal app
-f and constii
vents it tz
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Will fnd a full line of C
Vegetables, Tobacco, Cigars, &
in the grocery line co-n. to set. m
Feet, Columbia River Salmon, S
things usually kept in a first-cl.v
goods and my prices are right. I
you right. Mail orders filled pr(
notice. I will give you the very
money a, it is possible for them t
me. Be sure to find the place. the I
JACOB L. I
THE HONEST (
zWe hereby annour
~candidate for more b
ourselves to satisfy a
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+ We believe inwo
Not those menti
but a fresh lot ju
Try our Pir.a
4 Answer the Purpose" and
+ like "Don't Care'' and "Maybe
+ gory of Unreliables.
* If yton want something reliabi
* man's Ideal at
: MATES' 00
From the Hub.
Thre :Ire no people in the world
~gt:ished for courtesy as the
(: lostO;n. A few days since
-at city, with her child, en
4ac treet car and men
; -'h,e conductor that she de
to L-:t nlt near Arlington street.
;IS"ao:nished at the variety of
,t:e ran.- directions from
-:and we:. eeImingly
t reg::la-:S. he innocently re
7 the cnductor as he landed
:. cry inuch ,bliged tc you,
l.-z b:I*ni afraid Yve taken
-.t y(invr wav!
re, guaranteed cure
ases of the
SKIN and SCALP
hot or cold baths. For ez
ication. for internal use.
s's Greatest Germiside
3 and TOILET
the com I xion, renews
of the ha and pire
I Haub laber
Liquid Sulphur Cos
CL! STAND YOU
roceries, Confectioneries. Fruits,
When in need of anything
e and try some.of my Boneless Pig
..quads and Tripe and other nice
k 7rocery Store. I have got the
ill apprecia:e your trade abd treat
inptly; goods delivered on short
bet goods you can buy for as little
o be sold at and live. Come to see
Zussell old stand.
ice ourselves as a +
usiness and pledge *.
JG STORE. +
d Beef Hams.
Main Street. .
Pretty Good'' Fountain Pens
*eope, belong in the cate
e you will get it in a Water